HOME
The Info List - 1984 Cannes Film Festival


--- Advertisement ---



The 37th Cannes Film Festival was held from 11 to 23 May 1984. The Palme d'Or went to the Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders.[4][5][6] The festival opened with Fort Saganne, directed by Alain Corneau[7][8] and closed with The Bounty, directed by Roger Donaldson.[9] During this festival, a private group, under the patronage of the festival's authorities held a side event presenting film trailers. A French jury, presided by Saul Bass, awarded its Grand Prize to the trailer for Flashdance.[10]

Contents

1 Juries

1.1 Main competition 1.2 Camera d'Or

2 Official selection

2.1 In competition - Feature film 2.2 Un Certain Regard 2.3 Films out of competition 2.4 Short film competition

3 Parallel sections

3.1 International Critics' Week 3.2 Directors' Fortnight

4 Awards

4.1 Official awards 4.2 Independent awards

5 References 6 Media 7 External links

Juries[edit]

Dirk Bogarde, Jury President

Main competition[edit] The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1984 feature film competition:[11]

Dirk Bogarde (UK) Jury President Franco Cristaldi (Italy) Michel Deville (France) Stanley Donen (USA) Istvan Dosai (Hungary) (cinematography) Arne Hestenes (Norway) (journalist) Isabelle Huppert (France) Ennio Morricone (Italy) Jorge Semprún (Spain) Vadim Yusov (Soviet Union)

Camera d'Or[edit] The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1984 Camera d'Or:[4]

Mehmet Basutcu (Turkey) José Luis Guarner (Spain) Bernard Jubard (France) Michel Jullien Samuel Lachize (France) (critic) Serge Leroy (France) Fee Vaillant (West Germany)

Official selection[edit] In competition - Feature film[edit] The following feature films competed for the Palme d'Or:[3]

Another Country by Marek Kanievska Diary for My Children (Napló gyermekeimnek) by Márta Mészáros The Bounty by Roger Donaldson Cal by Pat O'Connor Day Is Longer Than Night (Dges game utenebia) by Lana Gogoberidze The Element of Crime (Forbrydelsens element) by Lars von Trier Ghare Baire by Satyajit Ray Henry IV (Enrico IV) by Marco Bellocchio Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders The Pirate (La pirate) by Jacques Doillon Quilombo by Carlos Diegues Los santos inocentes by Mario Camus Success Is the Best Revenge by Jerzy Skolimowski A Sunday in the Country (Un dimanche à la campagne) by Bertrand Tavernier This Is My Country (Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim) by Lino Brocka Under the Volcano by John Huston Vigil by Vincent Ward Voyage to Cythera (Taxidi sta Kythera) by Theodoros Angelopoulos Where the Green Ants Dream by Werner Herzog

Un Certain Regard[edit] The following films were selected for the competition of Un Certain Regard:[3]

Abel Gance et son Napoléon by Nelly Kaplan Andrei Tarkovsky: A Poet in the Cinema (Un poeta nel Cinema: Andreij Tarkovskij) by Donatella Baglivo Feroz by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón De grens by Leon de Winter Le jour S... by Jean Pierre Lefebvre Khandhar by Mrinal Sen Man of Flowers by Paul Cox A Man of Principle (Cóndores no entierran todos los días) by Francisco Norden Maria's Day (Mária-nap) by Judit Elek El Norte by Gregory Nava The Road to Bresson (De weg naar Bresson) by Leo De Boer, Jurriën Rood Spinning Wheel (Yeoin janhoksa moulleya moulleya) by Doo-yong Lee Le tartuffe by Gérard Depardieu Where Is Parsifal? by Henri Helman

Films out of competition[edit] The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

After the Rehearsal (Efter repetitionen) by Ingmar Bergman Beat Street by Stan Lathan Broadway Danny Rose by Woody Allen Choose Me by Alan Rudolph Fort Saganne by Alain Corneau Once Upon a Time in America by Sergio Leone

Short film competition[edit] The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]

Ajtó by Mária Horváth Bottom's Dream by John Canemaker Le Cheval de fer by Gérald Frydman, Pierre Levie Orpheus and Eurydice by Lesley Keen Points by Dan Collins Ett Rum by Mats Olof Olsson Het Scheppen van een koe by Paul Driessen Le Spectacle by Gilles Chevallier Tchouma by David Takaichvili Tip Top by Paul Driessen

Parallel sections[edit] International Critics' Week[edit] The following feature films were screened for the 23th International Critics' Week (23e Semaine de la Critique):[12]

Argie by Jorge Blanco (Argentina) Bless Their Little Hearts by Billy Woodberry (United States) Beyond Sorrow, Beyond Pain (Smärtgränsen) by Agneta Elers-Jarleman (Sweden) Boy Meets girl by Léos Carax (France) Dreams of the City (Ahlam el Madina) by Mohammed Malas (Syria) Etienne, le roi (István, a király) by Gábor Koltay (Hungary) White Trash (Kanakerbraut) by Uwe Schrader (W.Germany)

Directors' Fortnight[edit] The following films were screened for the 1984 Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalizateurs):[13]

Les années de rêves by Jean-Claude Labrecque Atomstodin by Thorsteinn Jonsson The Bostonians by James Ivory Epílogo by Gonzalo Suarez Die Erben by Walter Bannert Everlasting Love by Michael Mak Ezkimo Asszony Fazik by Janos Xantus Flight to Berlin by Christopher Petit The Hit by Stephen Frears The House of Water (La casa de agua) by Jacobo Penzo Memoirs of Prison (Memórias do Cárcere) by Nelson Pereira dos Santos Nunca Fomos Tao Felizes by Murilo Salles Old Enough by Marisa Silver Orinoko – Nuevo Mundo by Diego Risquez Raffl by Christian Berger Revanche by Nicholas Vergitsis Sista Leken by Jon Lindstrom Stranger Than Paradise by Jim Jarmusch Variety by Bette Gordon

Awards[edit]

Wim Wenders, Palme d'Or winner

Official awards[edit] The following films and people received the 1984 Official selection awards:[2][14]

Palme d'Or: Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders Grand Prix: Napló gyermekeimnek by Márta Mészáros Best Director: Bertrand Tavernier for Un dimanche à la campagne Best Screenplay: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra and Thanassis Valtinos for Taxidi stin Kythera Best Actress: Helen Mirren for Cal Best Actor: Francisco Rabal and Alfredo Landa for Los santos inocentes (Ex aequo) Best Artistic Contribution: Peter Biziou (cinematographer) for Another Country

Golden Camera

Caméra d'Or: Stranger Than Paradise by Jim Jarmusch

Short films

Short Film Palme d'Or: Le Cheval de fer by Gérald Frydman and Pierre Levie Premier Prix: Tchouma by David Takaichvili

Independent awards[edit] FIPRESCI Prizes[15]

Memoirs of Prison (Memórias do Cárcere) by Nelson Pereira dos Santos (Directors' Fortnight) Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders (In competition) Voyage to Cythera (Taxidi sta Kythera) by Theodoros Angelopoulos (In competition)

Commission Supérieure Technique

Technical Grand Prize: Forbrydelsens element by Lars von Trier

Ecumenical Jury[16]

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury: Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention: Los santos inocentes by Mario Camus[17]

Award of the Youth

Foreign Film: Epílogo by Gonzalo Suárez French Film: Boy Meets Girl by Leos Carax

References[edit]

^ "Posters 1984". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 16 December 2013.  ^ a b "Awards 1984: All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014.  ^ a b c d e "Official Selection 1984: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 16 December 2013.  ^ a b "37ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 5 June 2017.  ^ "As Jury Ponders, Cannes Cuts Deals". The New York Times. 23 May 1984. Retrieved 25 May 2017.  ^ "It Was U.S.A. Weekend At Cannes Film Festival". The New York Times. 21 May 1984. Retrieved 25 May 2017.  ^ Dionne Jr, E.J. (12 May 1984). "Cannes Festival Opens Without The '83 Fanfare". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 May 2017.  ^ "The opening films at Cannes". vodkaster.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.  ^ "The closing films at Cannes". vodkaster.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.  ^ Vinocur, John (14 May 1984). "A Festival Of Trailers Is Featured At Cannes". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 May 2017.  ^ "Juries 1984: Feature film". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 15 April 2016.  ^ "23e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique - 1984". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 12 June 2017.  ^ "Quinzaine 1984". quinzaine-realisateurs.com. Retrieved 12 June 2017.  ^ "1984 - Le Jury, Les Prix". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 5 June 2017.  ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 1984". fipresci.org. Retrieved 27 June 2017.  ^ "Jury Œcuménique 1984". cannes.juryoecumenique.org. Retrieved 30 June 2017.  ^ "Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1984". imdb.com. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 

Media[edit]

INA: List of winners of the 1984 festival (commentary in French)

External links[edit]

1984 Cannes Film Festival (web.archive) Official website Retrospective 1984 Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1984 at Internet Movie Database

v t e

Cannes Film Festival

Awards

Palme d'Or Grand Prix Best Director Award Best Actor Award Best Actress Award Best Screenplay Award Jury Prize Short Film Palme d'Or Un Certain Regard Cinéfondation Caméra d'Or

Awards given by independent entities

Prix de la FIPRESCI François Chalais Prize Trophée Chopard Vulcan Award L'Œil d'or France 4 Visionary Award Prize of the Ecumenical Jury Palm Dog Award Queer Palm Cannes Soundtrack Award

By year

1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Directors' Fortnight International Critics' Week Marché du Film List of jury presidents Li

.